1. In a lower place, with respect to any object; in a lower room; beneath.
Lord Marmion waits below. --Sir W. Scott.
2. On the earth, as opposed to the heavens.
The fairest child of Jove below. --Prior.
3. In hell, or the regions of the dead.
What business brought him to the realms below. --Dryden.
4. In court or tribunal of inferior jurisdiction; as, at the trial below.
5. In some part or page following.
1. Under, or lower in place; beneath not so high; as, below the moon; below the knee.
2. Inferior to in rank, excellence, dignity, value, amount, price, etc.; lower in quality. “One degree below kings.”
3. Unworthy of; unbefitting; beneath.
They beheld, with a just loathing and disdain, . . . how below all history the persons and their actions were. --Milton.
Who thinks no fact below his regard. --Hallam.
Syn: -- Underneath; under; beneath.
adv 1: in or to a place that is lower [syn: at a lower place, to
a lower place, beneath] [ant: above]
2: at a later place; "see below" [ant: above]
3: (in writing) see below; "vide infra" [syn: infra]
4: on a floor below; "the tenants live downstairs" [syn: downstairs,
down the stairs, on a lower floor] [ant: upstairs]
5: further down; "see under for further discussion" [syn: under]